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Astronomy and Astrophysics
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Pub
Publication date March 30, 2009
Pages 364
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1 har/cdr
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763777869
ISBN-10 0763777862
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Original list price $160.95
Other format details sci/tech
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This book is designed for upper division courses in astronomy and as a reference for science professionals. The subject areas of astronomy and astrophysics have grown tremendously during the last few decades. New developments in radio astronomy and recent data retrieved from NASA s Hubble Space Telescope have resulted in many discoveries and created new interest in the study of the universe. Using four-color throughout, Astronomy & Astrophysics describes the different techniques and instruments employed in the study of the universe and the results obtained with discussion on both theory and observation. The book covers topics such as, minor planets, radio astronomy, astronomical telescopes, measurement of solar brightness distribution, black holes, and the Einstein effect. A CD-ROM with color figures and simulations accompanies the book.

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With R. Bhattacharya, S. Joardar | 1 har/cdr edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (March 30, 2009)
9780763777869 | details & prices | 364 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $160.95
About: This book is designed for upper division courses in astronomy and as a reference for science professionals.
With R. Bhattacharya, S. Joardar | Hardcover with CD edition from Infinity Science Pr Llc (May 30, 2008)
9781934015056 | details & prices | 364 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $119.95
About: This book is designed for upper division courses in astronomy and as a reference for science professionals.

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